Month: August 2008

Shout out to Laurence Holmes

Posted in News and Rumors on August 22, 2008 at 11:00 am by

I want to send a shout out to my man, Laurence Holmes, of The Score. Last night, I was about as angry — and yet, ashamed — as a Bears fan can get, and I’m […] Read the full article »

Bears-49ers postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 21, 2008 at 10:16 pm by

Irony: an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected. I can think of several instances from tonight’s preseason game against the 49ers that fit the definition of irony. The first […] Read the full article »

Quit booing Grossman; Let it go!

Posted in News and Rumors on August 21, 2008 at 9:28 pm by

It’s the third quarter right now and I’ll give my thoughts and observations after the game, but I had to take a moment to give my two cents on Rex Grossman. The fact that there […] Read the full article »

10 things to watch in preseason Game 3

Posted in News and Rumors on August 21, 2008 at 1:22 pm by

As the Bears head into Game 3 of the preseason tonight against San Francisco, there are even more intriguing things to watch. A lot of people like to call this the “dress rehearsal” for the […] Read the full article »

With Orton in place, receivers on deck

Posted in News and Rumors on August 19, 2008 at 5:17 pm by

With the starting quarterback position resolved, the next most pressing position battle on the agenda would appear to be at receiver. The Bears are deep at the position with 10 guys possibly battling for six […] Read the full article »

Kyle Orton on the Bears’ offense

Posted in News and Rumors on August 19, 2008 at 9:24 am by

“You guys can get negative about quite a bit of stuff, but this is the preseason,” Orton said. “In some areas we’ve done well. In some areas we have struggled. But all and all, as […] Read the full article »

Orton named starter

Posted in News and Rumors on August 18, 2008 at 3:21 pm by

In a widely expected move, Lovie Smith announced today that Kyle Orton will start the season opener Sept. 7 in Indianapolis. The move comes as a relief to a lot of Grossman-bashers, one of whom […] Read the full article »

Is QB competition all but over?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 18, 2008 at 11:23 am by

There’s an overwhelming feeling around Chicago — and even throughout the national media — that the competition between Rex Grossman and Kyle Orton is all but over. It is widely believed that Orton already has […] Read the full article »

Technical difficulties

Posted in News and Rumors on August 17, 2008 at 7:28 pm by

Many of you who have visited the blog the past few days may have noticed that I’m experiencing some technical difficulties. None of the categories, links, or monthly archives are showing up in the right […] Read the full article »

Bears-Seahawks postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on August 16, 2008 at 11:51 pm by

There were a lot of things to be proud of while watching the Bears preseason game against the Seahawks Saturday night, but still enough nuances to irk me. For instance, the defense played much better […] Read the full article »